Given the demands of running a leading real estate firm in today’s market, brokers need a very compelling reason to take time away from the office to attend an industry event. RISMedia’s Real Estate CEO Exchange—kicking off today at Manhattan’s Yale Club—provides just that reason.
One of the things that make the CEO Exchange so valuable is its intimate-by-design size. Attendance is limited to 150 select brokers plus top-level service provider executives and key subject matter experts. This private, invitation-only environment allows brokers to candidly discuss the challenges and opportunities that are affecting their businesses, exchanging the best practices and strategies that have worked for them in their respective businesses. Within the walls of the CEO Exchange, there are no competitors—just colleagues coming together for the common success of all, and for top-level networking and welcome camaraderie.
“The CEO Exchange has always attracted the most creative CEOs in the country, who are able to exchange ideas in an intimate, sophisticated environment,” says Candace Adams, president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties. “It is a fast-paced event with great networking.”
The day-and-a-half-long Real Estate CEO Exchange, “Building Sustainable Success,” will take a realistic look at the current and future state of the real estate brokerage business, and reveal tactics for securing long-term viability. The event, featuring more than 30 expert speakers from the top real estate firms across the country, will run through tomorrow, Sept. 17.
“We find RISMedia’s CEO Exchange to be a unique and most valuable conference,” says Coach REALTORS® Whitney LaCosta. “It brings together the industry’s most qualified individuals – in high ranking leadership positions – and constructs an agenda of critical and timely issues for these experienced and forward-thinking people to address in an open and candid forum. From both the structured meetings and the informal networking events, we always come away with great ideas and new insights.”
As Ed Krafchow, chairman and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie Real Estate says, “This is the loneliest ‘people career’ on the planet. For a real estate broker, there is real isolation within your firm and with the competitors around you. To get amongst your peers and listen to their solutions to like-kind problems is extraordinarily meaningful.”